Policy Street trading policy and application guidance

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6. Application procedure

6.1 The council will only accept and validate applications in the prescribed format. Contact can be made with the Council’s Licensing Team by emailing licensing@eastdevon.gov.uk. Licensing officers cannot provide landowner permission to trade.
6.2 The application and approval procedure comprises certain stages, detailed below. Applications must be submitted no earlier than one calendar year of the proposed trading date. The Licensing team reserves the right to consult closer to the date requested. Applicants are advised to apply no later than 6 weeks prior to the proposed trading date.
6.3 There is no statutory requirement to consult before determining street trading consent, however, to ensure openness and transparency the Council has chosen to carry out consultation in relation to applications that meet the criteria for consideration.